Commuter belts, they offer that perfect blend of lifestyle, sensible pricing and access in to Central London.
Throw in to the mix, a tranquil setting and Bingo, we have the ideal family home.
Located within easy reach of central London via Train - Dartford to London Bridge is just 35 minutes and Ebbsfleet (10 mins drive away) has trains arrive at St. Pancras Kings Cross in 17 mins.
A Magnificent Victorian Villa which saddles up nicely to its neighbouring properties which seems to tell a story, that this was a high society street in a bygone era. Thankfully, it's lost none of its charm.
March across the crunchy drive and through the restored front door into a chic world, where the mix of period features and decoration are on the right side of contemporary.
Sprawling accommodation is spread across four floors with the ground floor hosting a collection of high ceilinged, bright rooms which is capped by the most extraordinary, sympathetically extended kitchen which is topped off by two stunning glass atriums.
Second floor and five bedrooms, all very tastefully finished with the master having one of the most spectacular walk in dressing room arrangements we've seen for a while. This is nicely finished with a gorgeous en-suite complete with roll top slipper bath.
You'll not be short changed on the storage front, not only is there loads of it there's also a great size cellar which houses all sorts of paraphernalia, including the coms for the house.
There's more than an orchard like feel to the rear garden, primarily because it was one in a former life. With a central lawn framed by a walk around patio, there's something quite stately about it.
Car parking here is very well catered for and there's more than enough room for some sizeable vehicles as well as a good size garage.
Shopping at Bluewater and Lakeside is readily available and close by and the house is located within easy reach of the motorway network including A2/M2 - A20/M20 and the M25.
The house is only 200 yards from both Dartford Boys Grammar School - IB (International Baccalaureate) School of the Year - Voted by the Sunday Times and Dartford Girls Grammar School.
Also nearby are Dartford Girls Technical College, Wilmington Girls Grammar, Wilmington Boys Grammar , Wilmington Academy, Leigh City Technology College and North West Kent College as well as various extremely good primary schools including West Hill County Primary.